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this week with president obama in washington. >> they'll talk about a lot of things. one thing high on the agenda is the japan energy cooperation. japan is looking to the u.s. for an energy boost. prime minister abe will ask president obama to permit shell gas exports to japan. the two leaders will meet on friday at a summit in washington. japan faces a rising energy shortage. most plants are halted and utilits ar depending on thermal power. abe is eager to import shell gas as a new cheaper resource. the u.s. is limiting gas exports to its free trade partners only. that's to avoid pressure on domestic fuel prices. japan must go through a government screening on a case by case basis. the prime minister is busy at home too. he's brainstorming to make japanese industry more competitive. he asked for ideas from panel of business people, academic leaders and cabinet ministers. he want to promote clean energy. the panel gathered on monday night to discuss economic growth in three fields, agriculture, energy and science and technology. >> translator: we see agriculture as a growth sector a
. >>> president obama returns to washington tonight following a presidents' day weekend golf vacation in florida. yesterday's foursome was a memorable one, since one of the four was tiger woods. that's a first for both men. the presidential golf outing is a long-time tradition. so is the desire to stay out of camera range, most of the time. though this might be a little different. nbc's andrea mitchell is with us tonight from washington with more. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the president's downtime is very special time. the white house also has made a commitment to have a small group of reporters following him everywhere he goes. all that blew up this weekend in florida when white house reporters were locked out of an exclusive golf club and only found out that the world's most powerful man was playing a round with the world's most famous golfer on twitter from the golf channel. when fdr died in warm springs, georgia in 1945, white house reporters were in washington. when president eisenhower had his first heart attack after playing 27 holes of golf outside denver in
. in washington top president obama is putting pressure on congressional republican to come up with a budget deal before automatic spending cuts kick in. >> i'm in sacramento. driving while under the influence of drugs becoming as much of a problem as drunk driving in california. new effort to [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nate. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. you. >> unusual day here in the bay area. snowplow put to work along sky line boulevard in the santa cruz mountains. lots of rain around the bay today contributed to car accidents like this one. pickup truck overturned in santa rosa. one woman suffered minor injuries. hail fell along grizzly peak boulevard in the berkeley hill hills. 11-year-old boy sent thus picture. late day the sun broke through turning the skies in a brill ypt scene. here's the live look now f
obama. good evening. i'm caroline johnson. dan is in washington tonight. he is the only reporter in the bay area to have the opportunity to interview president obama at the white house. they spoke about some critical issues. >> reporter: for that washington one of the issues we will be watching closely from the bay area is the u.s. supreme court as it begins next month its consideration of proposition 8 california's ban on gay marriage. it is something that the president has been reluctant to get involved in for legal reasons but i asked him about his position on it today. >> position 8 in the u.s. supreme court next month. what will your administration do? >> the solis tor solicitor gens still looking into it. i have to make sure not to interject too much into the project. i can tell you my personal view which is that i think that same sex couples should have the same rights and be treated like everybody else. >> some of my conversation one on one with the president here at the house. coming up tonight at 11:00 more of what we talked about and ile show you around some of the thi
lighting a fuse on a carbon bomb. >> tens of thousands rallied in washington sunday, calling on president obama to permanently reject the keystone xl tar sands pipeline. we'll hear from obama's former green czar van jones, canadian indigenous leader chief jackie thomas and bill mckibben of 350.org. and then to actor, singer and activist harry belafonte. >> americans are the most unemployed, the most courted in the unjust systems of justice. the gun game, they're the most hunted. the rivers of blood that washed the streets of our nation flew mostly from the bodies of our black children. >> harry belafonte receives the spingarn medal, the naacp's highest achievement. he was introduced at friday's award ceremony by newark mayor cory booker, the man who could become new jersey's next senator. >> one who stands and calls the conscience of this community that we have problems that are deep, we have challenges that are high, we have to understand that the urgency of our path is so here with us in the present -- past is still here with us in the present critic rex he spoke with us after was annou
secret staff, chefs and curators, from martha washington to michelle obama. season 1 begins tonight at 9:00 eastern and pacific. on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. and you can also watch it again tonight at midnight. on this presidents' day, we talk about historian doug brinkley on the second terms of presidents. >> douglas brinkley, here is congressional quarterlies weekly and they have a graphic here. second terms tend to be more difficult. why is that? give us the history. >> well, i don't know if i totally believe that. and i know it's so popular right now that i hate to be the contrarian where we're saying second terms are a curse and that they're so much more difficult. i think any president would rather be in their second term than having to be in a first term with a huge election looming. so i think you get a lot of relief when you're president in the second term that you don't have to run again. also, there's a notion there are scandals that occur in the second term on nixon and watergate and iran-contra and lewinsky problems, all ones people raise. what they miss, is what
" are oil men. so at the exact same time there is this huge climate protest going on in washington, obama is out playing golf with texas oilmen. and this is just after, you know, he gave his speech on at the state of the union saying that we cannot wait. the world is being destroyed by climate. we have to do something. >> that would have been really bad optics. >> luckily for him the press was so worked up about the fact that they couldn't get a photo of tiger woods that they didn't google the other two guys that he was golfing with. >> right. they didn't mention it. they didn't google it. it doesn't matter. they're not complaining about golfing with oil men. they're complaining about golfing with a celebrity and that they didn't get their time to ask tying area few questions. >> all right. two days ago senator marco rubio said the president's plan on immigration was dead on arrival. the president today reached out to several senators, including senator rubio. both sides have released statements saying they are committed to a bipartisan commission and they agree there is progress. joan, w
protect your eye health. >>> i'm bret baier in washington. the big story here today is president obama's leaked immigration plan. tonight on "special report" the news that the president has his own version of immigration reform legislation came as something of a surprise to the bipartisan group of senators already working on framework of a deal. gasoline prices are up for the 32nd day in a row. the average price is $3.783 a gallon and yet there is it will to no movement on proponed keystone xl pipeline to bringca fadian oil to the gulf coast. the sequester is set to kick in march 1. we get analysis from karl rove and joe trippi. investigators have enough evidence to charge syrian government leaders with war crimes but that is not all. "special report" from washington starts at 6:00 eastern. now back to new york and the colleague with "the five." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> andrea: another day and epic blow-out between alak baldwin and someone in the media. it started when a new york post reporter caught up with the actor in new york city. she tells police she asked about a lawsuit involving his
. >>> i'm bret baier in washington. the big story here, president obama continued optimism a deal can be reached to avoid sequester. judging what is happening in washington is there reason for the optimism? president weighs in a week away from the automatic reduction and raid of federal spending growth. a week from the sequester, the administration is embarking op a national tour to promote aid and spending. senator is calling for it to be cap selled. should drones be used in miles per hour air space? if so, should they be for surveillance or armed? oscar pistorius will be free on bail until the trial in the valentine's day'shooting death of his girlfriend. he is charged with first degree murder. ♪ ♪ >> greg: so columnist for slate, the website, not the mote foric rock wants the airline ples to stop reclining in their seat. dan thinks it's rude but blames the airlines saying they recline in their seats because the seats recline. why do the seats recline? wouldn't it be better if they didn't? yes, they paid him to write that. seeking comfort, he thinks someone else has to give up t
washington and we go through michelle obama. more from "the washington post 's" style section this morning. host: she sat down for interviews. you can see at circuits -- excerpts on a website. [video clip] >> i think to the extend this feels natural to me, i would never have thought being first lady would feel natural. i try to make it me. i try to bring michelle obama into this while respecting the tradition that is american's. host: first lady michelle obama. there's more on our website, c- span.org. jj in silver spring, maryland. caller: good morning. it can at times shoulder ignorance of other aspects of the policies. nancy reagan was in the former soviet union and was touring churches with lisa gorbachev -- raisa gorbachev. she made an effort to bring a focus on the lack of religious freedom in the former soviet union. it was united states policy at one time. it resulted in the deaths of hundreds of americans at wounded knee. the policy was to stamp out the ghost movement. that is a piece of american history a lot of people do not know about. he should have some knowledge about that.
to be the most visible and popular. you close down the washington monument immediately. barack obama is reading of the script. that's in the context of the budget. the cbo says this year it will be 85 chilean. it will be 42. gerri: i want to ask you about that. gerri: according to your reporting what the cbo that it will actually be half of the 85 billion, less than that. why? >> i think it just takes time for government to do everything. if you order them to do 85 billion they will get half of it done. so they say about 44 billion. that is one-half percent of the federal budget. so, look, this -- the whole sequester, it's stupid, was designed in a way to the crude and unpalatable to both sides. obviously a smarter way to do this. what both sides do is to sit down and give the administration more flexibility or figure out how to shifted around in accounts, but there is no reason that we cannot -- [talking over each other] gerri: absolutely not. just to show you some numbers. we're talking about, 85 billion, were they to get that much stuff , have a percent. this is nothing, the menace. we shoul
in scoring political points than a bipartisan solution. danielle nottingham has more from washington. >> reporter: republicans issue accusing president obama of meddling in bipartisan immigration reform plans. after a draft of the white house immigration reform proposal leaked over the weekend. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. this raises the question that many of us continue to wonder about. does the president really want a result? >> reporter: the white house is downplaying the leak, saying the draft is orange a backup -- is only a backup if lawmakers don't come up with an immigration reform proposal. >> we will be prepares with our own plan if these ongoing talks between democrats and republicans break down. >> reporter: in the senate, four democrats and republicans are hammering out their own plan. they are hopefulful they'll have a bill ready in march. >> the time has come topaz -- to pass comprehensive immigration reform. now is the time to do it. >> reporter: the leaked proposal would alow some illegal immigrants to become
on capitol hill. danielle noting ram reports from washington. >>> republicans are accusing president obama of meddling in bipartisan immigration reform plans. after a draft of the white house immigration reform proposal leaked over the weekend. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. this raises the question that many of us continue to wonder about. does the president really want a result? >> reporter: the white house is downplaying the leak, saying the draft is only a backup, if lawmakers don't come up with an immigration reform proposal. >> we will be prepared with our own plan, if these ongoing talks between republicans and democrats up on capitol hill break down. >> reporter: in the senate, four republicans and four democrats are working on hammering out their own deal. they are hopeful they'll have a bill ready by march. >> reporter: president obama has made immigration reform one of the top priorities of his second term. >> the time has come to pass comprehensive immigration reform. [ applause ] now is the time to do it. >> report
important meetings of the year. shinzo abe is flying to washington for his first talks with u.s. president barack obama since he took office in december. their agenda is packed and their discussions are expected to touch on everything from a wide-ranging free trade deal to punishing north korea. >> translator: i want the summit talks to show the international community that japan and the united states have restored the strong bond of their alliance. >> abe says that alliance became unstable during the former democratic party-led administration. he says he's going to talk to obama about the u.s.-led negotiations for the transpacific partnership. nations that joined the discussions for the free trade agreement are supposed to in principle eliminate all tariffs, but abe doesn't want to abide by the precondition. abe and obama are expected to share ideas on what to do about north korea. scientists in the country last week carried out their third nuclear test. they are agreed to push for a nuclear resolution imposing new sanctions on pyongyang. >>> government officials say the prime minister wi
for congressman and senators to go to washington and make sure to see to it that president obama, the 44th did not become king barack the 1st. he called that obstructionism. the constitution calls it separation of powers. he call its politicalal demagogueraphy . i called at this time governorance . . i don't do that. my scale, i narrowed it down. i will give him bd which stands for bovine droppingings. >> i know what that means, larry. >> wilego torques llie from above the law.com. tough one to follow. what do you grade the president. >> i will give him an a. i know it bothers a lot of people when obama does something against president mccain. but obama got elected. he has the power to do something, right. >> yeah, something indeed but kelly ann something he get to do to act without regard to two other branches of government that are equal to the president and power. >> that is it the chief concern here, governor, the president has a track record four years of tramping on federalism. he disrespects it disavows it or doesn't understand it we have checks and balances for a reason. if he want to
. >>> in washington the white house defended president obama's immigration bill proposal wake-up to congressional efforts. >> we're doing exactly what we said we would do. we'll be prepared in the event that the bipartisan talks going on in the hill which were very aggressive supporting. >> a draft of the president's plan leaked to the media does not wait for increased border security before creating a path to citizen-the bipartisan plan requires improved security first. republicans are upset about the leak, but apparently will continue to work on the bipartisan plan. >>> the fbi is investigating a physical assault on a baby on board a delta flight earlier this month. >> 60-year-old hundley of idaho seen in a mugshot from a previous arrest is facing federal assault charges for allegedly slapping a crying toddler seated nexto him on a delta flight from minneapolis. >> the baby mother says not only did he strike the baby, but said a racial slur. >> he said it again, but even more hateful and i pushed him away and that is when he slapped john people saw. >> hundley has been suspended from his
and jam crane, a major democratic donor. mr. obama due back in washington tonight. not only will facebook probably not pay a penny in federal and state taxes for all of 2012, the social media giant expects a federal tax refund of -- are you ready? $430 million. wow. here's why. facebook reported about $1 paraleg $1 billion in pretax dollars last year but gets to rely on stock options it awards to executives. it's perfectly legal. >>> an air force bomber jacket worn by jfk is a top seller of kennedy family memorabilia. the leather jacket has the presidential patch on it. it fetched $629,000. other items included a birthday card from john john to his dad and a marked up itinerary for the slain president's 1963 trip to dallas. relatives found the items at the ho home of one of jfk's special assistants. >>> a new report by "usa today" is uncovering serious problems with a multimillion dollar army program. the program calls itself the human terrain system. it's designed to help american troops better understand and interact with people in countries where they're stationed, to win the hearts an
:00 in new york city. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> dana: so president obama is about to return to washington after a guys' weekend in florida where he played a round of golf with tiger woods. we'd love to show you pictures but there aren't available because the press was shut out. didn't the president say this last thursday? >> this is the most transparent administration in history. i can documentbe how that is the case. >> dana: the white house press corps is not convinced. fox's senior white house correspondent ed when i have current the president of that group -- ed henry is the currently the president of the group and said they're frustrated not having access to the president all weekend and they will continue to fight for transparency in the days ahead. okay. golf-gate. gutfeld, since you are back and here, you're up first. this isn't really necessarily about golf. this is about the press' frustration feeling like they are not getting access. now that president obama doesn't have another election to run for, maybe the white house press office is testing the waters to see how much they c
unharmed. >>> his vacation now over, president obama diving right back into the world of washington politics. in the next hour, the president is scheduled to speak about those automatic spending cuts, set to take place next friday unless congress tankes some sor of action. christine romans joins me to break down how we could potentially feel these cuts if something isn't done. good morning. >> good morning, carol. the first question is what is the sequester, this wonky, horrible budget washington word you keep hearing. it's a fancy word for budget cuts, forced budget cuts. you could also think of the sequester as the "or else." last year it was decided we had to get our budget deficit under control, democrats and republicans together, or else, or else we would have these draconian spending cuts start the beginning part of this year. they didn't get their budget act together and this is the or else, the big budget cuts that are automatically going to happen. it's really frustrating, carol, because this was never -- these were never supposed to happen. this was supposed to be somethin
today in washington. thousands of people marched past the white house and urged president obama to take strong measures to combat climate change. they called for greater support of clean energy technologies and voiced opposition to the controversial xl keystone pipeline that would carry oil from canada to the gulf of mexico. >>> there's a lot more ahead as "nightly news" continues on a sunday. a new study suggests how women may dramatically reduce the chances their children will develop autism. >>> and later, making a difference at a school where the kids are taught they have more to give than they may think. >>> we're back with health news tonight, an important finding involving autism and how women may reduce the risk of their children developing it. a study in the "journal of the american medical association" found that expanding the use of folic acid, a commonly used vitamin, had a big impact. we get more tonight from nbc's chief science correspondent, robert bazell. >> reporter: dr. tamara goldwasser is an ob/gyn who counsels women on how to have a healthy pregnancy. >> you're taki
launched by karl rove launching a new video called obama's mess. >> you're in washington and sequestration are a bad idea. are you willing to see a bunch of first responders lose their jobs. teachers laid off. senior, airport security. scrambling to find child care, and vaccinations and cancer screenings, a bad idea, a booed idea. >> the sequester was the administration's idea. >> they were president obama's idea. >> the so-called sequester was the president's idea and signed it into law. >> the white house recommended it and back in august. >> and it seems like every three months around here, there's some manufacturing crisis. >> from our new york city mayor rudy guiliani joins us, good evening, mayor. >> good evening, greta. how are you. >> i'm well. i assume this video was put out to poke a little fun at the president and bob woodward by the way, put online that the president and jack lew had it wrong that it was the president and administration's idea to come up with sequestration, what difference does it make? >> the president has created this doomsday scenario in order to, you know,
looming over washington d.c.. president obama is back at work after a golf vacation. >> deep cuts that are due to take effect next month. but in washington either side of the political aisle is showing any sign of compromise over the deficit reduction. tory dunnann has the story. >> did some of the consequences president obama warm welcome reality if forced spending cuts take effect on march 1st. >> these cuts are not smart they're not fair that will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. >> democrats in the senate proposed a combination of more tax revenue from top honors. cutting agricultural subsidies and reducing defense spending after combat operations in afghanistan. >> house republicans refused to report any increases in tax revenues. >> the house speaker released a statement today the problem is government spending. don't deny the consequence of the cuts will be dramatic that is what is counter. >> why does the nine states knock of people over and prevent this quest from happening. >> the president is collin o calling
. the washington post reports when obama does media interviews these days, it's not with a newspaper. tv gets the bulk of the president's personal attention from his frequent appearances on "60 minutes" to mtv to chit chats with local stations around the country. obama may be the least newspaper-friendly president in a generation. "the post's" last interview with the president? 2009. the wall street journal? 2009. the "new york times". s 2010. the l.a. times and boston globe, never. his hometown papers, amazingly, no love for chitown. a big fat sfwler. here now to discuss the fourth estate is part of our weekly up now extravaganza, mr. chris hayes. >> how are you, alex? >> i'm great. so, chris, let's talk first about -- let's go in reverse order here. in terms of the white house and the question of transparency, where do you -- where do you sit on this? i notice you were reacting to those statistics, and didn't know whether it was indig nation or shut your trap, white house press corps. >> there's a lot of -- i think it's actually a complicated story. first of all, yes, he gives less intervie
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